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List names 2 Hawaii species ‘imperiled’ by climate change

  • COURTESY GREG KOOB / U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
                                The ka palupalu o Kanaloa is extinct in the wild, but about two dozen seedlings germinated last year on Maui.

    COURTESY GREG KOOB / U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

    The ka palupalu o Kanaloa is extinct in the wild, but about two dozen seedlings germinated last year on Maui.

Two nearly extinct species endemic to Hawaii — one a bird and the other a plant — made the Endangered Species Coalition’s top 10 list of U.S. species “already imperiled by climate change.” Read more

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